how much potassium permanganate for potassium bath for koi

how much potassium permanganate for potassium bath for koi

how much potassium permanganate for potassium bath for koi


Potassium permanganate koi mixture is very effective for parasites bacteria, ulcerations, and many other diseases in koi fish. 
What do you need:

  • gloves
  • measuring cup
  • stopwatch

gloves protect you from getting your hands stained. the measuring cup is for measuring potassium permanganate and the stopwatch to monitor time treatment. To reach the dosage put one gram of potassium permanganate per 10 liter of water for seven minutes. 

place potassium permanganate into the measuring cup. One milliliter measure to one gram potassium permanganate. 

fill in water to the 10 liters mark of the plastic bottle.
If you have a digital weighing machine you can also use it to measure the potassium permanganate.
Timer Settings: set the stopwatch for seven minutes.

Mix the potassium permanganate to one gram per 10 liters of water ratio. If you have a bigger tank, just adjust according to the required ratio.

Add koi fish and mix, add aeration and then add the koi fish. strong aeration is important for the potassium permanganate solution.

Leave the koi fish for seven minutes on the potassium permanganate solution and monitor the time by setting up your alarm to seven minutes.

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how much potassium permanganate for potassium bath for koi people also ask

Is potassium permanganate good for koi?
Potassium permanganate is toxic to aquatic plants and certain fish species, but both goldfish and koi can to tolerate it.

How do you use potassium permanganate for fish?
Multiplying the 4 mg/L demand treatment by 2 gives a recommended pond treat- ment rate of 8 mg/L. Potassium permanganate is commercially available in crystal or powder form. it should be m

ixed with water before use, and then applied evenly over the entire pond surface to ensure an effective treatment.

How do you use potassium permanganate in a bath?
Potassium permanganate also comes in 400-milligram (mg) tablets. To utilize the tablets in a bath soak, dissolve 1 tablet in 4 liters of hot water before pouring into the bath. The bath soak may be repeated twice daily for two days.

How do you use potassium permanganate for koi?
Use 1 gram per 10 liter water for 7 minutes. Always aerate and ALWAYS remove the fish if it gets restless and jumpy. Control timing precisely and do not treat too many fish at the same time unless you can time the treatment of each fish correctly.

How do you neutralize potassium permanganate in an aquarium?
Hydrogen Peroxide is used to neutralize PP in the water.

Author: Giovanni Carlo

I am a koi fish keeper and breeder a husband of beautiful wife Maybel and beautiful daughter May Carl I have been in fish keeping hobby for over 35 years. Like many kids in the 80's We catch fish in the rivers and canals and kept it in the "pasong" local visayan name for pond. or a large mayo bottle since We don't have aquariums yet on that time. decades later their is a small petshop open in my place and that starts me from buying aquarium and fishes that are sold in the pet store decades later start growing goldfish and koi fish until today.

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